For many parents, the last few months have been a real struggle. Juggling childcare responsibilities and work isn’t easy at the best of times, but with many people having to work from home, it has been even harder.
With lockdown restrictions easing in the UK, employers have begun bringing their staff back from home-working and furlough. But this poses another challenge for parents, particularly if nurseries and schools remain shut and finding childcare isn’t an option.
So what are your rights as a working parent — and what should you do if being back in the workplace is difficult for you?